A new year always brings new resolutions and decisions. This year is not an exception. Every year I try my best to provide the best results for the people I serve, while aim at my goals. As a compulsory overachiever I am, I try to make meet ends, while offer quality content and material to people needed the most.
It is custom this time of the year to make a recollection of what has done and state the resolutions for the new year. Well, I will try to avoid that. I will try to provide something more “valuable” in that process. To make (some) people reflect more deeply about their real self and their intentions in life and business!
Today’s article is written by James Pointon
. James is a customer consultant and a team leader at OpenAgent
, a job which taught him the value of being able to work efficiently with others. James constantly tries to improve all his skills, the leadership skills included, and is always happy to share some of his tips with others.
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